JESSICA MCELHINNEY

ARTWORK

Untitled (Cave Paintings)
2013
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The Jess Trap
2013
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Thanks Mr. Narwhal
2012
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Oscar
2011
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CatTube
2011
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Education

2009 - Bachelor of Fine Art – Painting (First Class Honours), RMIT University, Melbournre/div>

Solo Exhibitions

2013 - The Jess Trap, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2011 - HOME TIME CHRISTMAS, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2011 - CatTube, Bus Projects, Melbourne
2010 - HOME TIME, TCB Art Inc., Melbourne
2009 - Happy Sad, Meyers Pace Art Space, Melbourne
2009 - Face Time, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 - Video Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney
2015 - Island Salon, Underbelly Arts, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
2013 - Twice as Nice, Bus Projects, Melbourne
2012 - So You Say, West Space, Melbourne
2011 - Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Flowerface, 24 HR Art Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin
2011 - It’s Not You It’s Me, Project Space Gallery RMIT, Melbourne
2010 - HOME, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
2010 - Insert Coin Here, curated by Kim Brocket and Nella Themelios, various sites around Melbourne
2009 - Girls Girls Girls, Rearview Gallery, Melbourne
2008 - Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Joint Hassles, Melbourne
2007 - All Killer, Joint Hassles, Melbourne

Selected Collaborative Performances

2013 - Free Choice Duo, Loophole, Berlin
2011 - Free Choice Duo, Art Beat, Melbourne
2010 - Free Choice Duo, HSP Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2009 - Free Choice Duo, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2009 - Free Choice Duo, This Is Not Art Festival, Newcastle
2009 - Free Choice Duo, The Arts Centre – Fairfax Studio, Melbourne
2009 - Free Choice Duo, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
2009 - Free Choice Duo, Serial Space Galley, Sydney
2009 - Free Choice Duo, Locksmith Gallery, Sydney

Video Screenings

2013 - Channel Surf, Federation Square Big Screen, Melbourne
2009 - Girls, Boys & Machines, ACMI, Melbourne
2008 - Ah-Ha-Manful, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
2007 - Girls, Boys & Machines, ACMI, Melbourne

Residencies

2012 - Bundanon Trust, Artist in Residence

Published Work

2012 - Discipline A-Z, Endless Lonely Planet, ed Christopher LG Hill
2011 - Artist page, Discipline Magazine, ed Helen Hughes and Nick Croggon, Melbourne

Lectures

2012 - The Cat’s Pyjamas, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

Reviews, Articles

2013 - The Jess Trap review by E. Munro and S. Wilson, The Age M Magazine, 30th June
2012 - So You Say exhibition catalog essay by Anabelle Lacroix and Dominic Redfern, published by West Space, Melbourne
2011 - It’s Not You It’s Me review by Penny Modra, The Age M Magazine, 30th October
2011 - It’s Not You It’s Me exhibition catalog essay by Jessie Scott, published by Project Space, School of Art Galleries RMIT, Melbourne
Jessica McElhinney Cave Paintings
Untitled (Cave Paintings)
2013

Single channel digital video, 16:9 dimensions variable, 3:54 min (loop).

Exhibition Details:
6 – 23 November 2013
Bus Projects, Melbourne.

RELATED LINKS
Twice as Nice at Bus Projects
http://busprojects.org.au/2013/07/16/myra-mcelhinney-jessica-mcelhinney/

Jessica McElhinney The Jess Trap
The Jess Trap
2013

Single channel digital video, 16:9 dimensions variable, 8:23 min (loop).

Exhibition Details:
24 May – 14 July 2013
The Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.
10 - 13 September 2015
Video Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney.

RELATED LINKS
The Jess Trap at The Centre for Contemporary Photography
http://www.ccp.org.au/exhibitions.php?f=20130714_Gallery_4
Video Contemporary at Sydney Contemporary
http://sydneycontemporary.com.au/video/

Jessica McElhinney Thank Mr Narwhal
Thanks Mr. Narwhal
2012

Dual channel digital video, 16:9 dimensions variable, 3:52 min (loop).

Exhibition Details:
23 March – 14 April 2012
West Space, Melbourne.

RELATED LINKS
So You Say at West Space
http://westspace.org.au/calendar/event/so-you-say/

Jessica McElhinney Oscar
OSCAR
2011

Single channel digital video, 16:9 dimensions variable, 4:48 min (loop).

Exhibition Details:
1 – 21 April 2011
RMIT Project Space, Melbourne.

RELATED LINKS
It’s Not You It’s Me at RMIT Project Space
http://schoolofartgalleries.dsc.rmit.edu.au/PSSR/2011/its-not-you-its-me.html

Jessica McElhinney Cat Trap
CatTube
2011

Single channel digital video, 16:9 dimensions variable, 5:15 min (loop).

Exhibition Details:
6 – 24 September 2011
Bus Projects, Melbourne
20 September 2013
Channels Festival, Big Screen, Federation Square
17 February 2014
Melbourne and Rooftop Transmissions – Melbourne Now, Rooftop Cinema, Melbourne

RELATED LINKS
CatTube at Bus Projects
http://busprojects.com.au/2011/09/06/jessica-mcelhinney-cattube/
Channel Surf at Channels Festival
http://www.channelsfestival.net.au/2013/program/screening-channel-surf/
Rooftop Transmissions at Melbourne Now
http://www.channelsfestival.net.au/2013/rooftop-transmissions-at-melbourne-now/